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A Few Non-Fall-Foliage Pretty Pictures For a Change

A few random pretty pictures from various outings last year. If you're interested in the context for the shot, or other pictures from the same area, see the “nearby photos” link under for photos and posts from the same location.

desktop background image of green wheat  --  Wheat at Sunrise Itoyama (サンライズ糸山), Imabari Japan  --  Sunrise Itoyama (サンライズ糸山)  --  Imabari, Ehime, Japan  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/500 sec, f/4, ISO 3600 — map & image datanearby photos
Wheat
at Sunrise Itoyama (サンライズ糸山), Imabari Japan
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desktop background image of a building at the Sennyuji Temple (泉涌寺)  --  Impact heavyhanded post-processing of the Sennyuji Temple (泉涌寺) Kyoto, Japan  --  Sennyuji Temple (泉涌寺)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 — 1/400 sec, f/8, ISO 2200 — map & image datanearby photos
Impact
heavyhanded post-processing of the Sennyuji Temple (泉涌寺)
Kyoto, Japan
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desktop background image of the stylish entrance to a private house in Kyoto, Japan  --  Entrance to someone's House in Kyoto  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/320 sec, f/11, ISO 6400 — map & image datanearby photos
Entrance
to someone's House in Kyoto
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desktop background image of red/white blossoms on a tree outside the Soba Tea House Sawasho (そば茶寮澤正), Kyoto Japan  --  Apricot or maybe Plum, but I think I recall being told that it was apricot Just outside the Soba Tea House Sawasho (そば 茶寮澤正), Kyoto Japan  --  Soba Tea House Sawasho (そば茶寮澤正)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/800 sec, f/2.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Apricot
or maybe Plum, but I think I recall being told that it was apricot
Just outside the Soba Tea House Sawasho (そば茶寮澤正), Kyoto Japan
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desktop background image of a pretty, delicate flower  --  Delicate Just a pretty flower  --  Hyogo, Japan  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/800 sec, f/2.5, ISO 450 — map & image datanearby photos
Delicate
Just a pretty flower
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Mother & Daughter were intrigued by my big lens at Gion Matsuri Shinkousai (祇園祭、 神幸祭), Kyoto Japan  --  Gion Matsuri Shinkousai  (祇園祭、神幸祭)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/160 sec, f/2, ISO 6400 — map & image datanearby photos
Mother & Daughter
were intrigued by my big lens
at Gion Matsuri Shinkousai (祇園祭、神幸祭), Kyoto Japan
Group Sunset at the Shogunzuka overlook (将軍塚), Kyoto Japan  --  Shogunzuka (将軍塚)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 175mm — 1/1000 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Group Sunset
at the Shogunzuka overlook (将軍塚), Kyoto Japan
Dusk over Kyoto still at Shogunzuka (将軍塚)  --  Shogunzuka (将軍塚)  --  Kyoto, Japan  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 90mm — 1/400 sec, f/2.8, ISO 5600 — map & image datanearby photos
Dusk over Kyoto
still at Shogunzuka (将軍塚)
desktop background image of a vine-covered wall at the Raigoin Temple (来迎院), Kyoto Japan  --  Wall at the Raigoin Temple (来迎院), Kyoto Japan  --  Raigoin Temple (来迎院)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/250 sec, f/4, ISO 6400 — map & image datanearby photos
Wall
at the Raigoin Temple (来迎院), Kyoto Japan
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desktop background image of a garden path at the Kajyuuji Temple (勧修寺), Kyoto Japan  --  Path at the Kajyuuji Temple (勧修寺), Kyoto Japan  --  Kajyuuji Temple (勧修寺)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 — 1/400 sec, f/1.4, ISO 250 — map & image datanearby photos
Path
at the Kajyuuji Temple (勧修寺), Kyoto Japan
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Comments so far....

These aew some beautiful photos, and the variety of subjects and types of shots was quite nice to see, too!

— comment by David K on December 7th, 2012 at 10:05pm JST (1 year, 8 months ago) comment permalink

Those are beautiful! The first one of the wheat, I love! Great DOF and vivid color!

— comment by amy on December 8th, 2012 at 5:09am JST (1 year, 8 months ago) comment permalink

The birds shot at Shogunzuka is sweet!

— comment by Damien on December 8th, 2012 at 12:54pm JST (1 year, 8 months ago) comment permalink

Like Damien, I, too, like the “Dusk Over Kyoto” shot. Those appear to be crows going through their evening ritual of milling about as they all congregate to descend on their nightly roosting place. With their loud calling and cawing, I suppose that’s where the name “a murder of crows” came from, as in “a flock of geese” or a “charm of finches”. Probably also some basis for “screaming bloody murder.”

— comment by Grandma Friedl, Ohio, USA on December 10th, 2012 at 1:43am JST (1 year, 8 months ago) comment permalink
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